The concept of corrective exercise is not a new one, but A Common Sense Approach to Correcting Movement explores new paths to create positive changes that are focused on maintaining functional movement patterns.
A Common Sense Approach to Evaluating Movement is a one hour introduction to a new way of looking at movement through the lens of function. By dividing movement into four distinct levels and discussing the specific factors valuable to evaluating movement at each level, we learn how we’ve often looked at movement, and our attempts to improve it, from the wrong perspectives.
The Fundamental Capacity Screen (FCS) gives you those answers and is an innovative approach to fitness testing to get your clients and athletes on the most efficient path to optimal performance. FCS was designed to test four (4) key components of athletic capacity and identify issues affecting an individual's ability to: Produce power, Store and reuse energy, Maintain posture under load, and Control balance.
The FMS Level 1 Online Course provides an introduction to movement principles and how they can assist in the training process. The focus of this course is to provide an overview of the Functional Movement Screen and how to administer it. The Functional Movement Screen is a rating and ranking system that captures mobility and motor control in seven fundamental movement patterns. During this course you will learn how to accurately perform and score the screen.
Club swinging has been a form of training, exercise and art for thousands of years, reaching its peak popularity in the early 20th century. Introduction to Indian Clubs seeks to regain that level of interest in clubs and their benefits. In this course, Gray Cook and Brett Jones take you through club swinging basics that include - safety considerations and proper grip, patterns that serve as great entry points and five classic swing patterns.
This course is designed for both the fitness and healthcare provider and covers the background and details of functional and dysfunctional breathing. It introduces the “EAARS” model of breathing function and a novel “Breathing Screen.” Several tools to assess and test for breathing dysfunction are also provided.
The SFMA Level 1 Online Course will introduce the professional to the SFMA’s background, logic, top tier screens and the breakouts for each pattern.
An understanding of the SFMA logic and breakouts will allow the healthcare professional to provide the proper intervention to the dysfunctional movement. The SFMA Level 1 Online does not include certification, but will familiarize you with the basics of the SFMA.
The SFMA Level 2 Online Course introduces viewers to the Functional Movement Systems philosophy on how to use the SFMA findings to be efficient with intervention for long term movement results.
As an integral part of Functional Movement Systems, the Y Balance Test is a thoroughly researched, yet easy way to test a person’s motor control as well as demonstrate functional symmetry. The Y Balance Test allows us to quarter the body and look at how the core and each extremity function under bodyweight loads.
Gray Cook and Lee Burton review the developmental sequence and how we can utilize this process to our advantage during exercise prescription for any population group. Discover how a simple screening process can identify core stability and motor control dysfunctions and how professionals can instinctively incorporate specific corrective strategies to address dysfunction.
Gray Cook and Brett Jones review significant issues that are the leading cause of hip and knee dysfunctions. Discover how a systematic approach can address major contributing factors by screening mobility/stability and applying corrective strategies that will lead you to return to effective exercise progressions.
Gray Cook and Brett Jones review four often overlooked components to correct shoulder function; breath, posture, grip, and joint position. You will discover how the shoulder is utilized, where to screen for potential problem areas and progress an individual from correcting dysfunctions to strengthening the shoulder.
Gray Cook reviews basic and advanced functional strategies to correct dysfunctional movement patterns using the Gray Cook band. Discover how to progress and improve movement patterns through forms of mobility and static and dynamic motor control using the Gray Cook band.
Gray Cook reviews basic strategies to utilize the Cable Bar in training programs. Discover how to utilize a cable exercise system with a bar and follow simple progressions to improve efficiency and core performance.
The primary purpose of this course is to correct the common disconnection between the extremities and the core. Gray Cook and Brett Jones will expand on an elementary understanding of reflex-driven stability. This will increase your understanding of neural loads and how to prepare the neural pathways from the grip through the core all the way to the toes.
In this online archive, Gray Cook and Brett Jones cover every aspect of the Get Up including the the following topics: Discovering asymmetries between the left and right sides, How to correct those asymmetries, Proper progression from body weight to loaded Get Ups, Different variations of the Get Up, and Certain coaching cues that can assist while instructing the Get Up.
Kettlebells from the Ground Up 2 is a follow-up to Kettlebells from the Ground Up. KB 2 provides information on philosophy, basic set-up, and advanced progressions based on the Get-Up. RKC instructors, Brett Jones, Dr. Mark Cheng, and Jeff O’Connor guide you through mastering the Get-Up and achieving the ultimate goal of Kalos Sthenos (which means Beautiful Strength).
Gray Cook and Brett Jones review screening and assessment techniques for the core and discuss how dysfunctions can affect the entire body. Discover how to successfully incorporate deadlifting into fitness/strength training while introducing movement prep techniques to prime individuals to deadlift.